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Chris Conte

Chris Conte - #47 - S

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 203 lbs.
Birthday 02/23/1989
Birthplace Los Angeles, CA
College California
Years played 3
Drafted 2011, 3rd round, 29th pick by Bears


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Recap of Friday's NFL fines

Posted Nov. 02, 2012 @ 7:04 p.m. ET
Giants DT Chris Canty was among those fined on Friday for actions taken in Week Eigh games.

Bears look for stability at safety

Posted June 22, 2012 @ 1:20 p.m. ET
After burning through eight different starting safety tandems last season, will Chris Conte and Major Wright put a stop to the revolving door at the position?

Questions mark Bears' secondary

Posted Dec. 31, 2011 @ 8:20 p.m. ET
Aside from Pro Bowl RCB Charles Tillman, the Bears are struggling to find stability in the secondary.

Bears rookie report: Week 15

Posted Dec. 20, 2011 @ 6:37 p.m. ET
Bears rookie WR Dane Sanzenbacher ended his streak of six games without a catch Sunday vs. the Seahawks.

Bears place Knox, Conte on injured reserve

Posted Dec. 19, 2011 @ 6:46 p.m. ET
The Bears have placed WR Johnny Knox and FS Chris Conte on injured reserve, ending the season for both players.

Bears rookie report: Week 14

Posted Dec. 13, 2011 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
Rookie third-round pick Chris Conte made his eight-straight start at free safety Sunday, but his most notable contribution wasn't a positive one.

Bears rookie report: Week 13

Posted Dec. 06, 2011 @ 9:20 p.m. ET
Bears rookie FS Chris Conte was part of one of the more infamous, as far as Bears fans are concerned, plays of the season in Week 13.

Five Bears questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Dec. 01, 2011 @ 9:42 a.m. ET
In this week's edition of "Five questions," PFW publisher/editor and Bears expert Hub Arkush says it's wishful thinking to expect significant improvement from Caleb Hanie in Week 13.

Bears rookie report: Week 12

Posted Nov. 29, 2011 @ 12:04 p.m. ET
The Bears' rookie class didn't have much of a presence in Sunday's loss to the Raiders.

Bears safeties Conte, Wright making most of opportunity

Posted Nov. 26, 2011 @ 1:16 a.m. ET
The sample size is limited on Bears safeties Chris Conte and Major Wright, but they've provided an upgrade at their position.

Bears rookie report: Week 11

Posted Nov. 22, 2011 @ 10:38 a.m. ET
The top rookie contributor for the Bears over the past few games, FS Chris Conte, made his fifth straight start and recorded four tackles Sunday.

Bears rookie report: Week 10

Posted Nov. 15, 2011 @ 9:50 p.m. ET
The Bears played seven rookies in their win over the Lions, and FS Chris Conte made his fourth consecutive start.

Bears' defense has reason to be confident

Posted Nov. 14, 2011 @ 4:06 p.m. ET
Chicago has allowed only 16.3 points per game during its four-game winning streak and the defense has 12 takeaways over that span.

Bears rookie report: Week Nine

Posted Nov. 08, 2011 @ 6:32 p.m. ET
The Bears' only rookie starter in Week Nine, FS Chris Conte, made four tackles in his third-straight start.

Lions-Bears matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 08, 2011 @ 6 p.m. ET
The Bears know what the result will be if they make the same mistake twice and fail to contain Calvin Johnson in their second meeting with the Lions.


Posted Dec. 23, 2012
Conte left the game against the Cardinals in the first half with a hamstring injury on Sunday.||||||| His status was not immediately known.
Posted Aug. 18, 2012
Conte injured his right shoulder Saturday.||||||| It's not known how serious it was. The Bears also lost their backup safety in Brandon Hardin.
Posted Dec. 20, 2011
Conte is done for the season with an ankle injury.||||||| Conte was starter as a rookie for the Bears prior to his injury and is well-liked by the coaching staff.
Posted July 29, 2011
The Chicago Bears have locked in two more draft picks, agreeing to four-year deals with defensive tackle Stephen Paea and safety Chris Conte.||||||| Conte, a third-rounder from California, finished with 157 tackles (100 solo), two interceptions and 11 pass breakups for the Golden Bears. He was first-team, all Pac-10 as a senior.